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Asia-Pacific

Minor Aims to Add 50 Hotels in India

Minor Hotels plans to open 50 new hotels in India over the next decade, focusing on luxury and upscale segments, while targeting specific opportunities in wellness, lifestyle, and historic venues, and emphasizing partnership-based management.
Asia-Pacific

Tokyo Leads Asia with Record Occupancy and Rates

Notable are the predictions of 3% to 8% hotel rate hikes in 2024, with Asia leading in occupancy growth. Accor’s execution of management agreements for 69 properties across Asia, enhancing its portfolio with over 16,500 keys, is a major development. The reopening of the Mandarin Oriental Singapore after a multi-million dollar transformation underscores significant refurbishment investments in the industry.
Asia-Pacific

Mandarin Oriental’s New CEO, Radisson’s Deal With La Vie

Mandarin Oriental announced that Laurent Kleitman will be taking over for James Riley as group chief executive from September 1, 2023. Radisson Hotel Group and La Vie Hotels & Resorts announced the signing of a Master Collaboration Agreement to add over 30 hotels to the Group’s portfolio over the next 10 years. ONYX Hospitality Group has signed a business alliance agreement with Walton Asset Management Co., Ltd. to manage Shama Luxe Sukhumvit Bangkok .